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Lawsuit Challenges Military Rule on Gays

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Lawsuit Challenges Military Rule on Gays

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Lawsuit Challenges Military Rule on Gays

Lawsuit Challenges Military Rule on Gays

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A new lawsuit challenges the military's treatment of homosexuality, known as the "don't' ask, don't tell" policy. The suit was inspired by the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling that a Texas anti-sodomy law violated the right to privacy. But some legal experts say privacy rights don't exist in the military. Hear NPR's Jackie Northam.